The earliest known evidence of skiing comes from rock drawings in Norway from 4500-5000 BC.
Skiing, or traveling over snow on skis, has a history of at least five millennia. The
earliest archaeological examples of skis were found in Russia and date to 5000 ...
Prehistory: Rock paintings and skis preserved in bogs show that hunters and
trappers used skis at least 5000 years ago.
A History of Skis. More ». After the last ice age, Stone Age hunters began
strapping long pieces of wood to their feet to travel farther and faster over snow in
It is believed that skiing
evolved from snowshoeing in Northern Europe and Asia. Skiing
was a way of transportation, and the fact that the bindings on old skis
were loose toe straps proved that the first skis
were cross country skis
. While others had built devices sim... More »
Skiing has an ancient history. The birth of modern downhill skiing is often dated
to the 1850s when Norwegian legend Sondre Norheim popularised skis with ...
Dec 22, 2010 ... The history of skiing spans from the Cro-Magnon man to the chairlift. Find out
where to get closer to its roots.
Ancient and modern Alpine Skiing history Olympic Equipment and Rules Ancient
origins First Competitions Sondre Norheim Evolution of Equipment.
Skis used for winter transportation, for cross-country racing and jumping, were
carved by hand, from a single plank of wood, by the skier or a family member ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... History. Skiing for transport, hunting, and war. Skiing was a prehistoric activity;
the oldest known skis date to between 8000 and 7000 bce and ...